Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 two-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorMr Peter Hurley
ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
|Subject Overview:||An exploration of the world of cabaret from its beginnings in Paris in the 1880s through the Weimar Republic to contemporary practice in Europe, New York and the Melbourne Comedy and Fringe Festivals. The relationships between performer, music and text, movement and staging are explored. Through case studies postmodern themes such as identity, desire and intention are examined.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject students should have gained: |
|Assessment:||Contribution to seminar discussions (10%); a 1500 word mid-semester response paper exploring personal autobiography in relation to a chosen text (20%); independent research assignment resulting in a 2500 word case study due after the end of the semester (70%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||A reading pack will be available for purchase from the Bookroom before the commencement of the semester.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject students should have enhanced: |
Bachelor of Music |
Diploma in Music (Practical)
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